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Bonnie Gilliom Manual

Identifier: MSS 0078

Content Description

This collections contains an unbound physical education manual titled "Materials For Designing a Movement Curriculum for Children", by Dr. Bonnie Gilliom, for the Meanings, Modes, and Moods of Movement program, or "The 4M Program," which sought to hasten the pace at which movement education programs developed throughout American schools. The manual provided the needed curriculum materials to implement The 4M Program and consisted of 4 parts containing various physical education teaching materials, such as basic movement education, lesson plans, and calendar formats. Also in the collection are an article and other information about the 4M Program, such as where it could be observed.


  • Other: 1981 - 1983


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Collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

Dr. Bonnie Gilliom (1933-2016) was an American author and educator in the field of Physical Education. She graduated from Heidelberg College in 1955, where she double majored in English and Health and Physical Education. In 1961, she graduated from The Ohio State University, where she completed a master's degree in Educational Television. She completed a PhD in Educational Communications and minors in Speech and Curriculum Studies in 1971. From 1971 to 1993 she held a variety of faculty positions at Ohio State University, including Instructor in Health and Physical Education, the Director/Developer of the Meanings, Modes and Moods of Movement Program, and the Associate Director of the Institute for the Advancement of the Arts in Education.


0.02 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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